18 November, 2021

  • Work is progressing slowly on the underground electricity connection stretching from Dhaka University to Rampura. The project is slowing traffic in the Pragati Sarani area and causing issues for travellers. Photo taken on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Work is progressing slowly on the underground electricity connection stretching from Dhaka University to Rampura. The project is slowing traffic in the Pragati Sarani area and causing issues for travellers. Photo taken on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Work is progressing slowly on the underground electricity connection stretching from Dhaka University to Rampura. The project is slowing traffic in the Pragati Sarani area and causing issues for travellers. Photo taken on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Work is progressing slowly on the underground electricity connection stretching from Dhaka University to Rampura. The project is slowing traffic in the Pragati Sarani area and causing issues for travellers. Photo taken on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Health officials hold a demonstration at the Directorate General of Drug Administration offices in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021 to commemorate the start of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Health officials hold a demonstration at the Directorate General of Drug Administration offices in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021 to commemorate the start of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Health officials hold a demonstration at the Directorate General of Drug Administration offices in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021 to commemorate the start of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Health officials hold a demonstration at the Directorate General of Drug Administration offices in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021 to commemorate the start of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Health Minister Zahid Maleque attends a World Antimicrobial Awareness Week discussion at the Directorate General of Drug Administration offices in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Health Minister Zahid Maleque attends a World Antimicrobial Awareness Week discussion at the Directorate General of Drug Administration offices in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Health Minister Zahid Maleque attends a World Antimicrobial Awareness Week discussion at the Directorate General of Drug Administration offices in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Health Minister Zahid Maleque attends a World Antimicrobial Awareness Week discussion at the Directorate General of Drug Administration offices in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Students march in front of Dhaka College to demand discounts on bus fares on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students march in front of Dhaka College to demand discounts on bus fares on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students march in front of Dhaka College to demand discounts on bus fares on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students march in front of Dhaka College to demand discounts on bus fares on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir speaks at an event commemorating the 45th death anniversary of Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani at the National Press Club on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021.

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir speaks at an event commemorating the 45th death anniversary of Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani at the National Press Club on Thursday, Nov 18, 2021.

  • A crowd of office-goers scramble to board a bus in Tejgaon on Nov 18, 2021. Fewer buses are plying the roads due to a number of reasons, including protests over a hike in fares and hawk-eyed mobile courts deployed to curb any irregularities in implementing the new rates. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A crowd of office-goers scramble to board a bus in Tejgaon on Nov 18, 2021. Fewer buses are plying the roads due to a number of reasons, including protests over a hike in fares and hawk-eyed mobile courts deployed to curb any irregularities in implementing the new rates. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A crowd of office-goers scramble to board a bus in Tejgaon on Nov 18, 2021. Fewer buses are plying the roads due to a number of reasons, including protests over a hike in fares and hawk-eyed mobile courts deployed to curb any irregularities in implementing the new rates. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A crowd of office-goers scramble to board a bus in Tejgaon on Nov 18, 2021. Fewer buses are plying the roads due to a number of reasons, including protests over a hike in fares and hawk-eyed mobile courts deployed to curb any irregularities in implementing the new rates. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The number of vehicles has been mounting in Dhaka, but the same cannot be said for public awareness. A few locals, including Mominur Rahman Royel, form a human chain at the capital's Bijoy Sarani intersection on Thursday Nov 18, 2021, with a view to raising awareness to clear roads for ambulances with patients onboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The number of vehicles has been mounting in Dhaka, but the same cannot be said for public awareness. A few locals, including Mominur Rahman Royel, form a human chain at the capital's Bijoy Sarani intersection on Thursday Nov 18, 2021, with a view to raising awareness to clear roads for ambulances with patients onboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The number of vehicles has been mounting in Dhaka, but the same cannot be said for public awareness. A few locals, including Mominur Rahman Royel, form a human chain at the capital's Bijoy Sarani intersection on Thursday Nov 18, 2021, with a view to raising awareness to clear roads for ambulances with patients onboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The number of vehicles has been mounting in Dhaka, but the same cannot be said for public awareness. A few locals, including Mominur Rahman Royel, form a human chain at the capital's Bijoy Sarani intersection on Thursday Nov 18, 2021, with a view to raising awareness to clear roads for ambulances with patients onboard. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove